It’s All Gone Pete Tong

Project: Global Licensing Deal (Vertigo Films/EMI)
Role: Executive Album Producer, A&R – Soundtrack

This ‘cult british film’ follows a period in Frankie Wilde’s exceptional life, as he deals with the highs and lows of his superstar DJ career which is unfortunately cut short by his profound deafness. The film shows Wilde’s rise and fall and we’re treated to many well-known cameos from international DJ icons, including Tiesto, Paul van Dyk, Pete Tong and Carl Cox plus many more

  • Ben Cherrill (Benstar) – Senior a&r for Positiva Records/EMI (now Universal Music Group)
  • Ben Cherrill (Benstar) was the executive responsible for conceptualizing the entire ‘day & night’ themed soundtrack project, from compiling, mixing and producing, through to overseeing the design, promotion and route to market
  • Ben Cherrill (Benstar) licensed all music for this soundtrack from artists including; Depeche Mode, The Beach Boys, Penguin Cafe Orchestra, 808 State, The Beta Band, Deep Dish, Ferry Corsten, Reflekt feat Delline Bass, Pete Tong, Orbital, Lol Hammond and The Shapeshifters
  • Worked closely with Lol Hammond (Music Supervisor), Allan Niblo (Producer) and Mike Dowse (Director) to deliver this bespoke project
  • Ben brokered a multi-album soundtrack deal between Vertigo Films and EMI Records. This included the soundtrack for Nick Love’s cult 80’s inspired film ‘The Business’
  • Ben Cherrill contributed 3 exclusive music productions for this soundtrack album
  • IAGPT voted winner ‘Best Canadian Feature’ at Toronto Film Festival, 2004

“Working with Ben Cherrill on ‘It’s All Gone Pete Tong’ was great! He signed the deal to EMI, supervised the music licensing, then compiled, mixed & produced a unique soundtrack album that will definitely stand the test of time!”
Lol Hammond
Music Supervisor, Vertigo Films